Monday, August 1, 2016

Next IOTA DXpedition announced

I will be activating Gabo Island OC-196 on January 31 to February 1 2017.

The last organised IOTA DXpedition was back in 2001. There were a couple of lighthouse weekend operations but their focus was ILLW and not IOTA and hence QSOs were mainly with VK/ZL lighthouses and a little bit of DX, as indicated by there only being 2.8% claimed by current IOTA chasers in the last 8 years as per the 2016 IOTA Directory (page 118).

The activation of Gabo Island involves a car drive of 1300 km (800 miles) from VK5 to VK3 and then I charter a private light aircraft to and from the island. Any financial support would be really appreciated. Thanks Craig VK5CE

To keep up to date please visit https://www.facebook.com/VKIOTA and ‘like’ the page.

No comments:

Post a Comment